While Sony has announced three ES-series AV recivers for the US market, it also offers in Europe market three other receivers, STR-DG820, STR-DG720 and STR-DG520 .
Sony STR-DG820 is the range-topping model with HD Audio decoding and full 1080/24P video support with Deep Colour and x.v.Colour compatibility. It supports one button Bravia sync with Blu-ray player or Sony’s Bravia TVs. It has four HDMi inputs and FM RDS/AM radio tuner.
The mid-range STR-DG720 comes with a three-in/one-out HDMI repeater with support for 1080/24P video and x.v.Colour, and can accept HD multichannel HD audio as eight-channel Linear PCM.
Finally, STR-DG520 is the entry-level model with a two-in/one out HDMI switcher with 1080/24P pass-through, Digital Cinema Auto Calibration, Cinema Studio EX processing and Sony’s Digital Media Port. It delivers 5x100W.